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OA members join us in this new project!
"Abandon Your Art"
A random act of kindness project…Continue
SEEING RED!! A TIP TO SEE VALUE in a color image-
Ever look at your color source image and cannot see the values for the color? Or have an image you just cannot for the life of you pull out some strong values in?
The way to see the values easily in a color image is to:
Just like a kid anticipating the arrival of a birthday or special holiday, that's how I feel when I place an order for new art supplies. Oh when will they arrive! Never fast enough. I treated myself to a few things I've been wanting for some time now. A tube wringer, a good cerulean blue oil paint (not the…Continue
Oil Painting Brushes- Cleaning:
When I am ready to put my brushes away after painting with oils, I will give them a good wipe to remove all excess paint before cleaning.
Then I have a little jar of very cheap unscented baby oil for the final brush cleaning. It removes the stickier heavier oil out of the bristles. You will be surprised how much paint is actually left in the brush when you use the baby oil. Even the unscented smells nice... lol…Continue
2014 IS A CELEBRATION, LETS ALL UNITE! OA HAS GONE THRU AN HISTORICAL JOURNEY, AS MANY MEMBERS WILL RECALLOUR JOURNEY FROM ONE SITE AND BACK, and ORANGEARTS GALLERY IS HERE TO STAY!WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU WITH YOUR MEMORIES, OF THE OLD OA…Continue